Demand for professionals with specialized engineering knowledge and skills has never been greater. The University of Waterloo offers a wide array of master's and PhD programs to fill this gap.
Master of Architecture (MArch): 6-7 courses, original research, thesis, 2 years
Master of Applied Science (MASc): 4-5 courses, original research, thesis, 2 years
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): 3-4 courses, original research, thesis, 4 years
Master of Engineering (MEng): 8 courses, 1 year (3 terms), some programs available online
Master of Management Sciences (MMSc): 8 courses, 1 year (3 terms), available online and on campus
Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET): 9 courses, commercialization project, 1 year (or part-time option, 3 years)
Degree programs by department
Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business
Students in this specialized program will develop business skills in order to create new business ventures or mobilize new innovations within existing organizations. Unlike a traditional MBA, this program is designed with innovation in mind.
With over 200 exceptional graduate students, the spirit of Chemical Engineering department is both collaborative and interdisciplinary. The 39 faculty members hold cross-appointments in Chemistry, Biology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Our Civil and Environmental Engineering department has 200 graduate students who are committed to improving our built environment and caring for the natural environment. These students work with 36 renowned faculty members to improve public infrastructure by conducting multidisciplinary research with colleagues from architecture, planning, earth sciences, and biology.
Electrical & Computer Engineering
The Electrical and Computer Engineering department offers an outstanding research environment in newly completed, world-class laboratories. With over 700 graduate students and 81 faculty members the department offers you a range of academic and research options that smaller institutions simply can't match.
The Management Sciences department teaches students to make strategic use of technology to better understand and manage business operations. With the support of more than 20 faculty members, you'll learn about supply chain management, global logistics, decision-making, and risk management to make businesses work better.
Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering
Graduate Diploma in Green Energy
The Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering department offers you a depth and breadth of expertise with extensive connections to industry you won't find elsewhere. Build your career path as you study alongside 300 graduate students, learning from 54 faculty members with strong industry connections.
Systems Design Engineering
Waterloo's Systems Design Engineering department is the only one of its kind in Canada. Become a leader in industry, government, academia, and other areas of society - learning alongside 100 graduate students and 25 faculty members. We'll offer you an intellectually creative and rigorous learning environment that extends the frontiers of systems methodology in a wide range of interdisciplinary applications.